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neuroticism

(njʊˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Psychiatry) a personality trait characterized by instability, anxiety, aggression, etc
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neuroticism

a neurotic condition; psychoneurosis.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuroticism - a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
hysterical neurosis, hysteria - neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions
anxiety neurosis - characterized by diffuse anxiety and often somatic manifestations of fear
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neuroticisme

neuroticism

[njʊˈrɒtɪsɪzəm] Nneuroticismo m
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Higgins, "Neuroticism and the pain-mood relation in rheumatoid arthritis: Insights from a prospective daily study," Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol.
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High scores on those three characteristics, relative to the "Big Five" personality traits (see box) equate to high levels of conscientiousness (social maturity and mental energy), extraversion (social maturity), agreeableness (social maturity and emotional stability), openness to experience (mental energy), and low levels of neuroticism (emotional stability)--important traits for a leadership role.
It proposes that there are five basic factors underlying differences in personality: neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
Among the best established models is the five factor model which consists of five different factors such as: Neuroticism (anxiety, depressiveness and emotional volatility), Extraversion (sociability, assertiveness, energy level),Openness to Experience (intellectual curiosity, creativity and sensitivity), Agreeableness (compassion, politeness, trust in others) and lastly Conscientiousness (organize, industriousness and reliability).
Higher neuroticism score in EPQ was found in PACG patients compared to healthy controls (14.97 [+ or -] 3.93 vs.
The study says the relationship might reveal something about how being a worrywart can be a positive trait: "Research into associations between personality facets and mortality may elucidate mechanisms underlying neuroticism's covert protection against death."
Two areas that have been studied in previous research as potential contributing factors for smoking are impulsive decision making, as measured by discounting rates for delayed rewards (Mitchell 1999, 2004), and personality characteristics, most notably extraversion and neuroticism (Hakulinen et al.
The study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found genetic links between anorexia and schizophrenia, as well as neuroticism - a trait marked by negative emotions.
Results from a survey of 235 college students revealed that extraversion and neuroticism positively predicted Facebook usage.
[USA], Aug 31 (ANI): If you are an emotionally stable person, you are likely to splurge more during the holiday season than those who are nervous with lower stress-threshold (higher neuroticism).